WLEI - Lean Enterprise Institute’s Podcast

What Cannot Be Grown Must be Mined - What is Lean in Mining with Laura Mottola and Mark Reich

February 8, 2019

"If it cannot be grown, then it must be mined." 

Practically everything around you exists because of mining. From phones, to computers, to cars, to glasses, to your belt buckle, they all are made from mined resources. 

Laura Mottola has taken lean thinking underground, literally. Learn what lean in mining looks like, what it takes to engage those doing the work, and what is next for this ever evolving industry.